Moon sighting this Saturday

Azlan Othman

The sighting of the new moon of Syawal 1441 Hijrah will be carried out nationwide this Saturday afternoon.

Syar’ie judges as well as officers from the Syariah Courts, State Judiciary Department, Prime Minister’s Office, Survey Department and Ministry of Development will sight the new moon at different locations.

The sighting for the Brunei-Muara District will be from the DST Tower at Tungku Highway; Bukit Agok in Jerudong and Tanjung Batu in Kampong Sabun, Mukim Serasa. In the Belait District, the sighting will be carried out at Bukit Lumut, while for the Tutong District it will be at Bukit Ambog.

The announcement of the first of Syawal for 1441 Hijrah will be broadcast on Radio Television Brunei as soon as the results of the sighting are obtained.